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2019 Volkswagen Ameo Cup driver registrations open

Team OD  /
2019-01-14 10:13:58 IST

Volkswagen Motorsport India has opened up registrations for driver selection for its third edition of the Ameo Cup Series, which also happens to be the 10th edition of the Volkswagen Motorsport India's touring race car series.

The selection round will be held at the Indi Karting Track in Kharadi, Pune, where the driver's performance in karting sessions will be evaluated. All drivers will be judged on their overall driving skills. This will include consistency of performance, understanding racing lines, lap times, driving attitude and versatility.

The 2019 Volkswagen Ameo Cup races will be conduced at the MMRT in Chennai, the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore and the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida. It will be hosted as a part of the MMSC-FMSCI Indian National Racing Championship. The last date to register for the 2019 Volkswagen Ameo Cup is February 3, 2019.

"2019 is a special year for Volkswagen Motorsport in India. We are entering our 10th year and looking back, I feel a sense of pride in the journey that we have covered be it in terms of the progress we have made in infrastructure to the work we have done in raising awareness about motorsport in the country and supporting amateur and seasoned talent alike. We have had some great races last season and I look forward to another year of superb talent and racing season," said, Sirish Vissa, Head of Volkswagen Motorsport India

The Volkswagen Ameo Cup car is  powered by a 1.8-litre TSI engine, mated to a racing gearbox. VW claims that the Ameo Cup Car is the fastest car rolled out of the Volkswagen Motorsport India workshop. The format of the Volkswagen Ameo Cup will have a grid of around 20 identically spec-ed cars and 10 races scheduled across the year. Interested participants can fill out the registration form available online and follow the application process given on the website to be eligible for the evaluation process.

Here's a detailed walk around of the 2018 Volkswagen Ameo Cup Car

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 5.83 Lakhs
Displacement
1498cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
76
Max Torque(Nm)
250
Mileage
21.73 Kmpl

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